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Map360 2021.0.19 Hotfix 1
Posted by Jason Poitras on 24 August 2021 09:44 AM

Map360 2021 version 2021.0.19 is a minor hotfix release.

It includes a few bug fixes to address some startup issues with high DPI settings, licensing improvements, and some tweaks to startup settings defaults.

Map360 2021 Hotfix Release - v2021.0.19.2095 (August 23, 2021)

Map360 Migration from USB Dongles to Electronic Licenses
Posted by Jason Poitras on 24 August 2021 08:40 AM

We are pleased to announce that Map360 has moved from a physical (USB Dongle) licensing system to a new virtual electronic licensing system, Leica Client License Manager (CLM). The new license system uses electronic licenses (EID) that offer greater security and new features such as offline license borrowing, subscriptions and floating licenses.

Customers who had an active maintenance contract at the time of the release of Map360 2021 (June 29th, 2021) are...
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Map360 2021 has been released
Posted by Jason Poitras on 29 June 2021 10:36 AM

Map360 2021 is a major release that focuses on graphics improvements, enhanced 3D model support, new licensing options, and several new point cloud import methods. The release also includes the latest updates to the CAD and point cloud engines.

You can review the release notes or watch an overview movie to learn about the changes in...
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Map360 v4.1 HotFix has been Released
Posted by Chenel Georget on 10 December 2020 10:08 AM
A HotFix has been released for Map360 v4.1. Map360 v4.1.9 fixes a few critical defects found in the original 4.1.6 release. The following defects have been resolved:
  • Incorrect perspective view for the Witness View, TruSpace, and Animation features
  • Some commands automatically set lightweights ON and reset text-based settings to default
  • Some Leica DBX projects were not importing linework with GNSS...
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Announcing the Release of Map360 v4.1
Posted by Chenel Georget on 17 September 2020 09:21 AM

We are pleased to announce the release of Map360 version 4.1, an intuitive and powerful scene diagramming and reconstruction software. 

This new release includes a new 3D body poser, improvements to importing point cloud files, identifying target vertices from LGS files, and other enhanced features such as modifying evidence markers from the properties panel.

Try Map360 today to see if it is the right solution for your...
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The Future of Diagramming Software - Map360 v4.0
Posted by Chenel Georget on 02 June 2020 07:38 AM

We are pleased to announce the release of Map360 version 4.0, an intuitive and powerful scene diagramming and reconstruction software. 

With an entirely new user experience and interface, Map360 4.0 simplifies incident reconstruction activities for investigators, reconstructionists and other public safety personnel.

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Announcing the release of Leica Map360 v3.1
Posted by Chenel Georget on 15 January 2020 10:48 AM

We are happy to announce that Leica Map360 v3.1 has officially released!

This release focuses on our fully integrated Bloodstain Pattern Analysis feature that allows users to analyze impact patterns and visualize the area of origin within the crime scene. This workflow is intuitive to use and will help investigators draw conclusions about what happened at a violent crime. Additional features and bug fixes are also included in this release of Map360. 

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IMS School Training Subscriptions Introduced
Posted by James Johnston on 06 September 2019 03:18 PM

We are pleased to announce our new training subscriptions for users of Leica Geosystems Incident Mapping Suite products.  Please visit learn.leicaims.com to learn about subscriptions to on demand self directed training resources or prescheduled teacher directed virtual training sessions.  We look forward to seeing you online:

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Announcing the Release of Leica Map360 V3.0
Posted by Chenel Georget on 18 July 2019 08:20 AM
Leica Map360 v3.0 is officially released!

This release of Leica Map360 focuses on stability along with updating our IntelliCAD and Point Cloud engines.
New and improved features are also included that will simplify user workflows and increase productivity.


Feature Highlights of Map360 v3.0:

  • Crush Analysis: Quickly determine the crush energy and equivalent barrier speed from your crush measurements.

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Map360 Beta Testers Wanted
Posted by Chenel Georget on 26 April 2019 04:29 PM

We are always on the lookout for experienced Map360 users to join our Beta Testing Team! With the next release of Map360 fast approaching, we are encouraging our users with current maintenance to participate in beta testing.If you would like to participate or for more information, please email [email protected] with your contact information.  Thank you!

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June 2019 Map 360 Train the Trainer Event Hosted by Massachusetts State Police
Posted by James Johnston on 17 April 2019 03:34 PM

Experienced trainer Joel Salinas will be presenting a training session in Hopington and later Millbury, Massachusetts.  This will be an event for experienced Map 360 users and experienced users of other similar products who wish to become certified to teach the Leica Geosystems Course Trainer Standard Curriculum.  Please see Read more »

Announcing the Release of Map360 V2.2
Posted by Chenel Georget on 01 March 2019 11:44 AM
We are pleased to annouce the release of Map360 v2.2!

This release includes new features and bug fixes that will enhance the user’s experience and deliverables!


Key features of Map360 v2.2:

  • Artisan Rendering: The intuitive 3D rendering system, Artisan, has been integrated into Map360.  The drag-and-drop interface lets users easily create a photorealistic image of their drawing by adding materials, backgrounds, lighting...
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Introducing Leica IMS School
Posted by James Johnston on 31 January 2019 05:09 PM

Leica Geosystems is thrilled to announce the release of Leica IMS School.  We have implemented a "Learning Management System" online resource that allows IMS customers to access training developed for the Course Training Standard in a self paced, online environment.  Visit learn.leicaims.com at any time to see our offerings.  Our first offering is "Map360 Drawing Basics," an 8 hour hands-on curriculum that covers the same material as the first...
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Map360 Training - Minneapolis MN
Posted by Chenel Georget on 18 December 2018 11:55 AM

MicroSurvey hosted a certified Train the Trainer class on Map360 Fundamentals and Point Cloud at the AHATS Facility of MN State Patrol December 10-14, 2018.

The class was instructed by Jason Poitras, General Manager from MicroSurvey and assisted by Chenel Georget, Forensic Product Manager for MicroSurvey.


We would like to thank all the attendees for a great week of training and to the Minnesota State Patrol for hosting the training!

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Simulate the scene with Virtual CRASH 4
Posted by Chenel Georget on 19 November 2018 12:12 PM

Many Map360 users create accurate diagrams with vehicle positions then use various simulation programs to simulate and animate their scene. This article will walk you through the workflow to reconstruct the scene from point cloud data in Map360 so you can easily import your DXF into Virtual CRASH 4 to simulating the involved vehicles travel paths. 

Map360 can import scanned data in various...
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